Rules, tropes, cliches all films have them, what sub-genres should I test?
Help decide on future film sub-genres to be tested by doing the following poll (explanations for sub-genres appear after the poll.)
- Biker films - Films about biker gangs. [The Wild One]
- Cautionary films - Film made to get around decency laws by claiming to educate against the acts they show. [Reefer Madness]
- Mondo films - Fake or partially fake and sensationalist documentaries. [Sweden: Heaven & Hell]
- Naziploitation - Torture porn/sexploitation films set in Nazi prison camps. [Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS]
- Nudist films - Films set in and around nudist camps to get around prohibitions on showing nudity by using at exemption for portraying the naturalist lifestyle [Diary of a Nudist]
- Nunsploitation - Torture porn/sexploitation films set in monasteries or about nuns in dangerous situations. [The Devils]
- Rape/Revenge - Films that feature a rape and vigilante justice committed by the victim or a relative of the victim on the perpetrators. [I Spit On Your Grave]
- Sexploitation - Films that focus on more sex and nudity than mainstream films. [Emmanuelle]
- Splatter films - Films that feature graphic violence and gore. [Night of the Living Dead]
- Women in Prison films - Torture porn/sexploitation films set in women's prisons. [Caged Heat]
There may be a lot of crossover between these sub-genres, many horror films are exploitation films, etc. Films may be tested in multiple genres.
There are exploitation sub-genres not included here that appeared on previous polls.
- Action films - includes: Martial Arts films. While that genre is borderline, there are several sub-genres of Martial Arts films considered to be exploitation films.
- Comedies & Musicals - includes: Sex Comedies and Stoner films.
- Crime films - includes: Vigilante films. It also includes Serial Killer films which have a lot of crossover.
- Dramas, Historical Films & Epics - includes: Addiction films (depending on how they're handled) and Disaffected Youth films (aka Teensploitation).
There are dramas, historical films & epics sub-genres not included here that will appear on later polls.
- Horror movies - most subgenres will have exploitation films, depending on how graphic they are, especially the Gorno/Torture Porn genre.
- Science Fiction & Fantasy films - includes: Sword & Sorcery/Barbarian films which may count.
- Sex & Romance - includes: Sexploitation subgeneres and series the Carry On films, Erotic Love Stories and Teen Sex Comedies.
- Suspence & Thrillers - includes: Erotic Thrillers (a type of exploitation film.)
Any sub-genres of dramas, historical films & epics you feel are missing and need to be added to the list? Any films that need to be tested? Please comment below.
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